Board votes to extend Sitka bulk water deal

...prospective purchasers in California, Mexico and the Middle East.The board of directors of Gary Paxton Industrial Park...drought-stricken Californians and a country in the Middle East that wants a regular annual delivery of 5 billion gallons...
Abbas says Palestinians no longer bound by pacts with Israel

...meant to form the basis for a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict.But what sounded like a potentially explosive...of lies that encourages incitement and unrest in the Middle East."Netanyahu called on Abbas to "act responsibly...
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Bush: Clinton shares mistakes leading to Islamic State rise

...will also call for meatier U.S. leadership in the Middle East, which he says is needed to defeat the militant group...ISIS grew while the United States disengaged from the Middle East and ignored the threat," Bush will say. "And where...
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Adviser: Carson struggling with foreign policy

...subject."Nobody has been able to sit down with him and have him get one iota of intelligent information about the Middle East," Duane R. Clarridge, a former CIA official, told the newspaper. Clarridge added that Carson needs weekly conference...
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As world mourns Paris, many in Mideast see double-standard

...Islamic State group kills Westerners, but pays little attention to the near-daily atrocities it carries out in the Middle East.The day before the Paris attacks, twin suicide bombers struck a southern Beirut suburb, killing at least 43 people...
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Forum addresses Middle East peace

Is peace in the Middle East an oxymoron or a real possibility...evening during the first of a two-day Middle East forum hosted by the Juneau World Affairs...Council. The council assembled various Middle East experts to provide lectures Monday...
Push for end to Syria war seen as most serious yet

...settlement," said Fawaz Gerges, a Middle East expert at the London School of...Robert Ford, a senior fellow at the Middle East Institute and a former U.S...Bassem Mroue has covered the Middle East for The Associated Press since...
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Experts debate Syria's role in Middle East relations

...serious problems facing the region, Middle East political professor Farideh Farhi...pointing was evident in more than one Middle East panel at the council's a lot worse in terms of the Middle East than it was 10 years ago." Farhi...
Paris attacks signal move toward more global IS strategy

...Syria," said Bilal Saab, a resident senior fellow for Middle East Security at Brent Scowcroft Center on International's affiliates have carried out attacks across the Middle East and north Africa and there have been attacks beyond the...
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Russian ban on flights to Egypt will last months

...Ivanov said.Commenting on media reports that Moscow was also mulling suspension of flights to other destinations in the Middle East, Ivanov said Russian intelligence agencies have made no such decision, but added that Moscow was monitoring the general...
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